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After Prom Seeking Volunteers

Centaurus parents - help keep our kids busy, having a blast, and off the roads after prom by volunteering with the after prom committee or making a donation for the celebration.

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Board of Education Candidate Information Sessions

The Board of Education is pleased to announce the dates of the community interest sessions for those interested in running for the school board. We will be hosting three sessions this month and all events will be held at the BVSD Education Center, 6500 Arapahoe in Boulder. 

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Facilities team members provide authentic expertise and experiences for TEC students

One morning this past fall, Boulder TEC students gathered for a not-so-typical lesson in plumbing. Instead of happening in the Construction Trades classroom at Boulder TEC, the lesson took place at Boulder High’s Recht Field and was led by BVSD’s lead plumber Ted Burke. The experience was part of an innovative program that took advantage of BVSD’s in-house construction trades expertise and a district-wide inventory of facilities to provide authentic, work-based learning experiences for TEC students.

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‘This is what we train for’ BVSD athletic trainers are prepared for a gamut of medical emergencies

The nation collectively held its breath a few weeks ago when Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suddenly collapsed during a Sunday Night Football game against the Cincinnati Bengals. It was a terrifying event. Thankfully, it is a scenario that the team at Boulder Valley School District has prepared for.

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BVSD Instructional Model: A consistent model of instruction

The goal of every educator is to teach in a way where students not only learn the material, develop skills and master the standards -- but that they enjoy the experience and that ultimately the lesson inspires and informs their life. A new instructional model was recently developed by district educators as an outstanding framework to ensure that best practices are consistently utilized. This consistency for both teachers and students is one of the initiatives of BVSD’s All Together for All Students Strategic Plan to help strengthen the instructional infrastructure across the district.

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Industry certifications open doors for students, build resumes

When a Boulder Valley School District student applies for a job, one of the ways that they can stand out is by earning industry certifications while enrolled in school. “Industry certificates are defined by the specific businesses and industry areas as a way for their current employees or prospective employees to demonstrate that they have a certain level of competency in that particular area,” explained Dr. Arlie Huffman, BVSD’s director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) and the principal of Boulder TEC. 

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Restorative practices (you’re likely already using them at home)

In the Boulder Valley School District, Restorative Practices are used as a school-wide framework, focusing on intentionally building, maintaining and repairing relationships. You're likely already using some of these restorative practices in your own home. Utilizing Restorative Practices both at school and at home can be a holistic approach in helping students problem-solve and learn conflict resolution skills, gain a better sense of relationship building, and feel supported by the adults in their lives.

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Latinx Parent Advisory Committee (CAPL): A collaborative effort to close gaps in education at BVSD

The Latinx Parent Advisory Committee (CAPL) is going into its 4th year of service in collaboration with the Boulder Valley School District. Established in 2018 as a collaborative network of parents from the Latinx, Caribbean, and/or Spanish-speaking community who come together for the educational well-being of our students, and contribute to closing the gaps in education. CAPL creates a representative space for advocacy and consultation for the promotion of equitable educational outcomes within the district.  

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You’re Invited: BVSD Connect 2023

Attend an upcoming community engagement session this January, offered in both Spanish and English. All Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) families are welcome to a presentation and conversation with district leadership.

BVSD is hosting three (two English/one Spanish) events for parents and guardians to engage with Superintendent Rob Anderson, other district leaders and members of the BVSD Board of Education.

 

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